SCM components entity relationships/data modeling

Gregory Tasonis's picture

When confronted with a legacy system with large numbers of essentially undocumented components, has anyone found it useful to create some sort of data model/entity relationship model? Something that starts with the build dependencies but maybe goes further.

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Bob Aiello's picture

I often run into components in legacy systems and yes documenting interface and dependencies would certainly be a great idea. However, my experience is that the SMEs are often no longer around and this may be very difficult to accomplish.


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Bob Aiello, Technical Editor CM Crossroads

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